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 30-11-2002 

De Bilde on bench again

De Bilde on bench again

Anderlecht-trainer Broos will probably leave Gilles De Bilde on the bench against GBA. "We played a great game against Bordeaux. The same line up can serve us against GBA and Brugge. But I'll certainly need De Bilde later on." he said. Read more »

Will Aruna and Seol stay longer?

Will Aruna and Seol stay longer?

Anderlecht want to offer a new contract to Seol and Aruna. Their current contract ends in 2004. Yves Vanderhaeghe will stay until 2005. Crasson and De Wilde weren't offered a new contract (yet). Read more »

 28-11-2002 

Anderlecht beat Bordeaux

Anderlecht beat Bordeaux

Anderlecht beat Bordeaux by 0-2. Jestrovic played in stead of De Bilde and the player already showed his value after 9 minutes, when the Yougoslavian scored on a center of Seol. Read more »

De Bilde not happy with Broos

De Bilde not happy with Broos

Gilles De Bilde is mad about his removal from the team: "It's a lack of respect. Now I know how Broos thinks of me", said De Bilde.
The striker heard from his fellow-players that he was cut from the team for the game vs. Bordeaux. Read more »

"Zetterberg will join us next season"

Anderlecht-chairman Roger Vanden Stock announced that Pär Zetterberg will return to Anderlecht next season. He reached some sort of verbal agreement with the player. Until July, the Swedish player will stay with his current club, Olympiakos. Read more »

Vanden Stock angry with uefa

Vanden Stock angry with uefa

Chairman Roger Vanden Stock is mad because Anderlecht have to pay a fine of 5.000 euro. After the game vs. Midtjylland, interviews took place outside of the special reserved zone. Read more »

RSCA want to end Pavlovic's contract

RSCA want to end Pavlovic's contract

Anderlecht want to end the contract with Zjelko Pavlovic. This will happen after a negotiation with the Croation goalkeeper. Pavlovic hasn't played one minute yet as goalkeeper for Anderlecht. Read more »

 27-11-2002 

Last preview on uefa-cup

Last preview on uefa-cup

Bordeaux-RSCA will be lead by the Austrian referee Konrad Plautz. He has been an international referee since 1996. Bordeaux have to miss Afanou, Bonnissel, Jemmali and Savio. Read more »

"Broos has to clear things up"

According to former-player Brylle, Anderlecht-coach Broos has to clear up several things. "The transfer of Zane is a total waste of money. If they get Zetterberg back, he'll obstruct Baseggio, so that's pointless", he says. Read more »


 26-11-2002 

Cup: game on Dec. 18?

Cup: game on Dec. 18?

Verschueren met a delegation of Turnhout. Anderlecht are trying to buy the home advantage for the 1/8 final of the cup. The Mauves only want to play on December 18. Read more »

Preview on Bordeaux-RSCA

Preview on Bordeaux-RSCA

Walter Baseggio and Glen De Boeck didn't train yesterday. They have a light injury, but will be ready for the confrontation with Brodeaux. Clayton Zane is less lucky. The striker is injured at the knee and will be out for at least 4 weeks. Read more »

Anderlecht have highest attendance

Anderlecht have highest attendance

Last weekend, 114.600 people attended a soccer game in the first division. That's a new record for this season. Anderlecht, Brugge, Genk and Standard have the most fans and they all played home last weekend. Read more »

 25-11-2002 

De Bilde and Zane injured

De Bilde and Zane injured

Gilles De Bilde and Clayton Zane complain about light injuries. De Bilde felt some pain in his neck and Zane's knee hurts. It's doubtful that Zane will join the team to Bordeaux. Also Filip De Wilde is healing slowly. Read more »

Turnhout continue negotiations

Turnhout continue negotiations

Turnhout continue the negotiations with Anderlecht. If Anderlecht are prepared to pay enough, Turnhout will sell the home advantage for the cup. Turnhout don't have electric lights, but Geel and Dessel are prepared to let them play on their pitch. Read more »

 24-11-2002 

Play down after end of league?

Play down after end of league?

The Profliga (= the organisation of the Belgian first division teams) wants a play-down after the normal league. The clubs ranked on the 2 last positions in first division and the first 2 in second division will participate this play-down. Read more »

Bordeaux beat Ajaccio

Bordeaux beat Ajaccio

BORDEAUX - Ajaccio 1-0: 36' Pauleta 1-0.
The Portuguese striker Pauleta is the most dangerous player of Bordeaux. Wednesday, he already scored twice for Portugal against Scotland (2-0). He's also the best striker in France with 9 goals. Read more »


 23-11-2002 

Bordeaux miss 3 players

Bordeaux miss 3 players

Bonnissel (knee), Jemmali (thigh) and Savio (ankcle) are injured. Dugarry, Costa and Sanchez will replace them. Bordeaux got only 5 points out of their fifth last confrontations. Today, they'll play Ajaccio. Read more »

Dutch referees in Belgium

Dutch referees in Belgium

The Belgian Football Organisation came to an agreement with the Dutch one. From now on, both countries will exchange referees for the first 3 divisions. At the moment, Belgium already has a similiar agreement with Luxemburg. Read more »

 22-11-2002 

Anderlecht beat Lokeren

Anderlecht beat Lokeren

Anderlecht won against Lokeren with 2-0. Anderlecht made the difference in 5 minutes in the second half. First, Tihinen's shot missed the goal for inches, but after a mistake of goalkeeper Van der Jeugt, De Bilde scored. Read more »

 21-11-2002 

Zitka ready for tomorrow?

Zitka ready for tomorrow?

Daniël Zitka will probably be ready for the game of Friday vs. Lokeren. Tuesday, the goalkeeper of Anderlecht got injured on training. An examination showed nothing serious. Zitka joined the group today. Read more »

"youth gets enough chances"

Trainer Hugo Broos denies that the youth players get no chances to make it to the first team. "We have 52 players under contract, so it's true that some young players are only number 29 or 30 of the selection, while they deserve to be number 20. Read more »

Vitamine threatment for 4 players

Vitamine threatment for 4 players

4 Anderlecht players (De Bilde, Baseggio, Kolar and Deschacht) are following a special vitamine threatment. They started it 3 weeks ago. The whole threatment (3 months long) cost around 1.500 euro per player. Read more »


 20-11-2002 

Zitka out too?

Zitka out too?

After first goalkeeper Filip De Wilde, now second goalie Daniël Zitka is injured too. On training, Zitka got injured at his thigh. If he cannot recover in time, Milojevic will take his place. Read more »

Bordeaux-RSCA on Thursday

Bordeaux-RSCA on Thursday

The Uefa-cup game Bordeaux-Anderlecht will be played on Thursday, November 28, at 8:00pm. The French side wanted to play on Tuesday, but eventually the original date was kept. Read more »

Seol scored vs. Brazil

Seol scored vs. Brazil

South-Korea - Brazil 2-3: 7' Seol 1-0, 16' Ronaldo 1-1, 58' Ahn 2-1, 67' Ronaldo 2-2, 90' Ronaldinho (pen) 2-3.
Seol (Anderlecht) was replaced after 74 minutes. Read more »

 19-11-2002 

Zetterberg not yet to Anderlecht

Zetterberg not yet to Anderlecht

Pär Zetterberg is not yet coming to Anderlecht. The midfielder did not have any contact with Anderlecht yet. "My last conversation with Vanden Stock, took place one year ago. Read more »

 18-11-2002 

Seol on bench vs. Lokeren

Seol on bench vs. Lokeren

Anderlecht-striker Seol leaves for South-Korea today, to play a game with the national team. He'll be on the bench on Friday for the game vs. Lokeren. Read more »

Unprofessional behaviour of scouts

Unprofessional behaviour of scouts

Anderlecht-trainer Hugo Broos is not happy with the press leaks about the possible transfers of Zetterberg and Lamey. "Such things are unacceptable. It's like the journalists live with out scouts. It's highly unprofessional", said Broos. Read more »

RSCA left bad impression on Borkelmans

RSCA left bad impression on Borkelmans

Anderlecht won with a score of 1-3 against Cercle Brugge, but the Mauves didn't play well. Cercle-player Vital Borkelmans had lots of critisism. "They don't have a real team on the pitch. They don't want to fight for each other. Read more »


 17-11-2002 

Anderlecht beat Cercle in Cup

Anderlecht beat Cercle in Cup

Anderlecht qualified for the 1/8 final of the Belgian Cup after beating Cercle Brugge. The Mauves played a weak first half and the score after 45 minutes was 0-0. Read more »

Bordeaux lost in the league

Bordeaux lost in the league

Uefa-cup opponent Bordeaux lost vs. Lyon with 4-2. At half time, Bordeaux were leading 1-2: 2' Govou 1-0, 17' Sahnoun 1-1, 31' Sommeil 1-2, 46' en 49' Luyindula 2-2 en 3-2, 53' Vairelles 4-2. Read more »

 16-11-2002 

Sunday cup game vs. Cercle

Sunday cup game vs. Cercle

Sunday, RSCA play Cercle Brugge for the Cup. The game starts at 3:00pm. There will be no tickets sold on the matchday itself. Except for Frederik Boi, everybody if fit for Cercle. Read more »

RSCA without Seol against Lokeren

RSCA without Seol against Lokeren

Anderlecht have to miss Seol for the game of next Friday, vs. Lokeren. Seol have to play for South-Korea and won't be able to return in time. Also Aruna have to play for his country, but he'll be ready for the confrontation with Lokeren. Read more »

Bordeaux-RSCA on Tuesday

Bordeaux-RSCA on Tuesday

The game of the first leg of the uefa-cup between Bordeaux and Anderlecht, will probably be played on Tuesday in stead of Thursday. The manager of Bordeaux suggested this after the draw. The Mauves will probably ask a fee for it. Read more »

 15-11-2002 

Draw Uefa-Cup: RSCA-Bordeaux

Draw Uefa-Cup: RSCA-Bordeaux

Anderlecht-trainer Hugo Broos does not underestimate Bordeaux: "It's always hard to play against a French club. They have good technical and fast players", he said. Read more »

Zetterberg or Lamey?

Zetterberg or Lamey?

Anderlecht want to get Pär Zetterberg back to Anderlecht in December. That way, the club wants to reach the Champions League.
Zetterberg (32) is now playing for the Greek Olympiakos. His contract ends in June. Read more »

RSCA played with 5 defenders

RSCA played with 5 defenders

"We don't have the intention to keep on playing with 5 defenders", said Broos. Anderlecht played with 5 defensive players (Crasson, De Boeck, Tihinen, Ilic and Zewlakow) against Midtjylland. Read more »

 14-11-2002 

Anderlecht qualified for 3rd round

Anderlecht qualified for 3rd round

Anderlecht qualified for the 3rd round of the Uefa-Cup after beating Midtjylland with 0-3. The game started bad for the Mauves. Tihinen lightly pulled the shirt of Kristensen and the referee gave a penalty. Read more »

Info about Midtjylland-RSCA

Info about Midtjylland-RSCA

* Anderlecht will gain 100.000 euro on the duel with Midtjylland and this because of the live broadcasts of Canal+.
* If Anderlecht qualify, each player will earn 7.500 euro extra. Read more »

Supporters become unhappy

Supporters become unhappy

After 2 defeats in two weeks, the Anderlecht fans become unhappy. They are about to take actions against the club. On the official Anderlecht-forum, 4.000 fans united themselves. Read more »

 13-11-2002 

Anderlecht left for Denmark

Anderlecht left for Denmark

Anderlecht left to Denmark, where they'll play Midtjylland. Vanderhaeghe has a light injury, but will probably be ready for the game. Hasi is recovered. Anderlecht left with 19 players to Jutland, without Traoré and MacDonald. Read more »

Title or second place?

Title or second place?

Anderlecht are 11 points behind Club Brugge, but chairman Roger Vanden Stock is not panicing. He even sees a new title as a realistic objective. "What's happening to us, can happen to every other team. Read more »

 12-11-2002 

RSCA without Hasi and Vanderhaeghe?

RSCA without Hasi and Vanderhaeghe?

This Thursday, Anderlecht defend a 3-1 score against Midtjylland. The goal is to reach the 3rd round of the Uefa-cup.
Wednesday morning, the players leave for Silkeborg, where the game will be played. Read more »

Broos held long discussion with players

Broos held long discussion with players

After the defeat of STVV, Broos held a long discussion with the players: "There is no place for stars, everybody must do his job as good as possible. If not, we'll have to cut back on their huge pay checks", said Broos. Read more »

Norwegian defender on test

Norwegian defender on test

Next week, the Norwegian defender Jan Gunnar Solli comes on test at Anderlecht. The 21-years old player now plays for Odd Grenland, the club of Edwin van Ankeren. Solli can play on the right-back position or in a more offensive roll. Read more »

Courtois into politics

Courtois into politics

Alain Courtois announced that he will go work for MR, the Walloon liberal party of minister Louis Michel. After his jobs for the Nation Football Organisation, Euro 2000 and Anderlecht, Courtois is going into politics. Read more »

 09-11-2002 

No new league form

No new league form

On Friday, the 'Profliga' discussed a reformation of the first division. They didn?t reach an agreement. There were plans to divide the 1st division in 2 groups, with play-offs. Read more »

De Wilde has rupture in calf

De Wilde has rupture in calf

Filip De Wilde was examined yesterday and the doctors noticed a rupture in the calf. In the next few days, he won?t do more than aqua gym. He is out for the game against Brugge. Read more »

 08-11-2002 

Anderlecht defeated again

Anderlecht defeated again

STVV defeated Anderlecht with a heavy 3-1 score. At half time, the score was 0-1, but STVV was the better team. The bad weather played an important role in the game. Read more »

De Boeck possibly out

De Boeck possibly out

Anderlecht-captain Glen De Boeck is possibly out for the game vs. Sint-Truiden, due to a painful back. If he doesn't play, Ilic will be placed in the centre and Zewlakow will play on the left flank. Read more »

 07-11-2002 

Game vs. STVV at 8pm

Game vs. STVV at 8pm

The game against STVV (Friday) will be kicked-off at 8:00pm in stead of 8:30pm and this on request of TV-station Canal+, that broadcasts the game live. Read more »

Hasi out, Lovré in

Hasi out, Lovré in

Anderlecht-trainer Hugo Broos is making more chances for the game against STVV. Not only Hendrikx is out of the team (for Crasson), but also Hasi. Read more »

De Wilde out for 3 weeks

De Wilde out for 3 weeks

Filip De Wilde is going to be out for an extra 3 weeks. His calf injury isn't healing like planned. That way, the chances of him playing against Brugge (Dec. 7), are rather small. Read more »

Anderlecht talk with G14

Anderlecht talk with G14

On Tuesday, Anderlecht-chairman Roger Vanden Stock and manager Michel Verschueren, will meet with the representatives of the G14, the organisation of the richest football clubs. Read more »

Extra stand on STVV for RSCA

Extra stand on STVV for RSCA

STVV have built a temporary stand for the game against Anderlecht. That way, 506 extra fans can attend the game. According to a Belgian newspaper the construction seemed unstable. Read more »

 06-11-2002 

Former RSCA secretary died

Former RSCA secretary died

Eugène Steppé (85) has died. Between 1952 and 1970 he was the secretary of Anderlecht. Steppé made Anderlecht what it is now, a European top-club. After Anderlecht, Steppé worked for RWDM, Olympique Charleroi and Marseille. Read more »

Reactions after RSCA-Lierse

Reactions after RSCA-Lierse

The 2nd defeat of the season brought lots of reactions with it. The players do not want to react. "It's better this way. Else they might later regret what they said", said Hugo Broos.
Broos doesn't want to talk about the Belgian title. Read more »

 05-11-2002 
 04-11-2002 

Lierse beat RSCA in final minute

Lierse beat RSCA in final minute

Anderlecht-Lierse ended on a poor 1-2. Lierse came to win, but the first chances were for Anderlecht. though, it was Lierse that scored first. Schaessens' shot disappeared in the goal after a fast counter-attack. Read more »

MacDonald removed from A-team

MacDonald removed from A-team

Anderlecht-trainer Hugo Broos removed Sherjill MacDonald from the A-team. The Dutchmen arrived late on training last Sunday. "When you are 18 years old and you're in the team of Anderlecht, you need to be on time.", said Broos. Read more »

 02-11-2002 

De Wilde still out

De Wilde still out

The injury (calf) of goalkeeper Filip De Wilde isn't healt yet. He'll also miss the home-game vs. Lierse. Walter Baseggio, who got injured against Midtjylland, is fit again. Read more »

 01-11-2002 

Small profit from uefa-cup games

Small profit from uefa-cup games

Anderlecht end the first 2 rounds of the Uefa-cup without losing money. There is even a small profit. Season-ticket-holders had free enterance against Stabaek and 50% discount against Midtjylland. Read more »

RSCA-Midtjylland: 3-1

RSCA-Midtjylland: 3-1

Anderlecht defeated Midtylland with a 3-1 score. Jestrovic started the game, but already after a few minutes, he missed in front of an open goal. Also Midtjylland had one great chance. Pimpong broke through the defense, but goalkeeper Zitka saved. Read more »